How do you know if anyone will pay you?

I gotta say, this week has been interesting. Over the last few years, I’ve read thousands of posts on how to find clients and start a side business. After a while...ZzZZzzz That’s why I decided to do something new: put my money where my mouth is. I set aside $1,000 for the best pitch that comes ...

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Good pitches vs. bad pitches — Ramit’s analysis

Like a parent who sees his child’s first (horrible) drawing, I have to pretend to still love you while lying to your face. On Monday, I told you how one of my first big breaks came from pitching online companies to improve their websites. That single pitch showed me it was possible to do more than make pizzas for $...

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How I got paid $20/hour during high school

When I was in high school, I knew nothing about sports, I got the worst scores in my math class, I had no game with girls... ...but I could write. I decided I wanted to get a different job than just working at the pizza place near my house. And (this was in the late 90s) I was into the ...

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Pay off your debt, IWT style

We do something unusual at IWT: We forbid anyone with credit card debt from purchasing any of our flagship courses. This decision costs IWT millions of dollars per year, but we believe it’s the right thing to do. It’s because, if you’re in debt, we don’t want your money -- we want you to focus on ...

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My Free Insider's Kit will show you how to earn more money

How to overcome social anxiety

There are 2 problems with socially awkward people They’re socially awkward They don’t know they’re socially awkward The good news is social skills are a SKILL -- something you can improve. And you can overcome social anxiety. I know, because I remember being awkward in social and professional situations. This was before I’d learned how to ...

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Tipping, white-glove service, and other restaurant hacks

Like a jaded old Vietnam vet, I thought I’d seen it all. UNTIL NOW! If you’ve been around on the internet, you’ve seen some guy write a post about tipping. Then, like a god damn math formula, the comments unfold exactly like this: You should tip at LEAST 15%! Are you joking? I tip based on how ...

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